HISTORIC SITES

841 Barretto Street

Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance (BAAD!)

The award-winning Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance (BAAD!) was founded by dancer/choreographer Arthur Avilés and writer/activist Charles Rice-González, Bronx... Learn More

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

Jacob Riis Park

Riis Park Beach

The isolated eastern end of the beach at Jacob Riis Park has been a location for LGBT sunbathing and cruising... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

78th Street & 37th Avenue

Julio Rivera Corner

This street sign in Jackson Heights commemorates Julio Rivera, a gay Puerto Rican man who in 1990 was brutally attacked... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

77th Street & Broadway

Guillermo Vasquez Corner

Guillermo Vasquez was a leading gay rights, AIDS, and Latino community activist in Queens who emigrated from Colombia in 1972.... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

78-11 Roosevelt Avenue

Friend’s Tavern

Owned since 1989 by business and personal partners Eddie Valentin and Casimiro Villa, Friend’s Tavern (or Friend’s) in Jackson Heights... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

89th Street & 37th Avenue

Queens Pride Parade

In 1993, the inaugural Queens Pride Parade and Multicultural Festival took place in the historically gay neighborhood of Jackson Heights... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

85 South Oxford Street

Audre Lorde Project

The groundbreaking Audre Lorde Project (ALP), founded in 1994, has been located in the parish house of Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces